The JVET 11th International Conference: 3th-5th July 2015

Journal of Vocational Education and Training
11th International Conference

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Researching Vocational Education and Training
Worcester College, Oxford, UK, 3-5 July, 2015
Call for Papers

The JVET Conference Committee is pleased to be able to invite contributions to this highly successful bi-annual international conference. This meeting has been providing a lively and critical forum for debates concerning all aspects of vocational education and training and developments in work and learning since 1995. This call for papers is, therefore, open to all contributions that seek to enrich this eclectic field of inquiry. For 2015, the Committee is interested in the following themes, though this list should not been seen as prescriptive:

  • The impact of changes in work on VET
  • The impact of global economic change on VET
  • VET and climate change
  • Vocational knowledge
  • Higher VET
  • VET pedagogy
  • The changing institutional context of VET
  • Hybrid VET qualifications and programmes
  • Comparative studies of VET
  • VET Policymaking
  • Inclusion and exclusion in VET
  • Curriculum and assessment policies and practices

Please submit a 400-word abstract by February 28th 2015 to:

Instructions on how to register with EasyChair and submit your abstract are attached in this PDF document.

Student Bursaries

The Committee is also pleased to be able to offer up to 10 bursaries (in the form of a 50% reduction to the Full Conference Weekend Package £225 normal price £450) for doctoral students (who are close to completion or who have recently (within two years) been awarded their doctorates). Applicants should submit a 1,000-word abstract by 28 February 2015 to:

Applicants will be notified of the results by 31st March 2015.

Any inquiry about the conference can be addressed to

Keynote Speakers
  • Kiran Mirchandani, OISE, University of Toronto
  • Thomas Bailey, Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • John Field, School of Education, University of Stirling

Further information about the JVET Conference 2015 will be added to the website as it becomes available


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